Category Archives: Diseases and Disorders in Kids

Are Ependymomas Cancer? Symptoms and Prognosis of This Intracranial Tumor

Are Ependymomas Cancer? Symptoms and Prognosis of This Intracranial Tumor Ependymomas are rare type of brain tumors that develop from the ependymal cells, which line the ventricles of the brain. They are cancerous. WHO classifies them as low-grade, medium-grade and high-grade depending upon the aggressiveness of cancer cells. Patient usually visits the doctor only after […]

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder. It is characterized by tics, which are repetitive, involuntary movements and vocalizations. The early symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome are almost always noticed first in childhood, between the ages of 7 and 10 years. Tourette syndrome occurs in people from all ethnic groups; males are affected about […]